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  1. PrinceRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Like Maria Said Paz

    " This edition's playlist " : " Iraq snapshot " : 1) Prince 's Art Official Age . 2) Prince and 3rdeyegirl 's Plectrunemlectrum .

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  2. Apple Admins Convene in The Mini AppleRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | CIO

    At JAMF Software's annual user conference, the venue and the attendees made an impression on me. The venue was the Guthrie Theater, a striking building in downtown Minneapolis on the banks of the Mississippi River.

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  3. Prince '77 and Polaroid After-Bar Parties '81-82: Historic Photographs by Robert WhitmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | City Pages

    Prince has been all over the airwaves lately. This summer was the 30th anniversary of Purple Rain , and most recently he's been in the media for releasing two new albums.

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  4. Make My DayARE You Insulting Your Pet?Read the original story

    Apr 30, 2011 | American Reporter

    In case you're in a funk because you think the reason you didn't receive an invitation to the royal wedding is because the Brits are still ticked off about that silly little skirmish back in 1776, the American media have a solution for you. The media had been pumping out news, features, and gossip about the wedding for more than three months.

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  5. A Look Back at 1984: All of Our CoverageRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Billboard

    The political and social disquiet of 1984 was reflected in a widespread sense that everything was up for grabs: gender identity , sexual roles , even the definition of rock and roll itself . Pointing toward the future, Run-D.M.C. 's pioneering debut album was the first rap album to go gold, and new strains of underground rock emerged, from the sloppy punk-funk of the Red Hot Chili Peppers to the literate moping of the Smiths .

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  6. Chris Rock Looks Back at 'Purple Rain': '30...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Billboard

    "When Purple Rain came out, I was a DJ with guys on my block, playing block parties. That summer, the big thing was Run-D.M.C. -- Born in the USA , blah blah blah, the streets were playing "Sucker MCs" and "It's Like That."

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  7. The Purple Experience, Apache Dropout, and The Whigs top Thursday's showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Examiner.com

    The Purple Experience, Apache Dropout, and The Whigs top the Central Iowa Concert Calendar for Thursday, October 16. You can find all the details on those shows and more below. The Purple Experience will perform at Wooly's in Des Moines on Thursday night.

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  8. Taylor Swift's New Album: 1989Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | RollingStone

    When Taylor Swift decides to do something, the girl really knows how to overdo it. So on her fifth album, when she indulges her crush on Eighties synth-pop, she goes full blast, spending most of the album trying to turn herself into the Pet Shop Boys.

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  9. Ten things to do this week in the Lehigh Valley and northwestern New JerseyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | NJ.com

    Prince's groundbreaking 1984 album "Purple Rain" will be performed in its entirety Thursday during "Classic Albums Live" concert at SteelStacks in Bethlehem. "Classic Albums Live - Prince's 'Purple Rain'," 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Musikfest Cafe, ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem.

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  10. John Newman ready for Pavilions dateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Plymouth Evening Herald

    HE possesses a voice that has been compared to the American soul greats but John Newman originates a long way from Detroit. Hailing from Settle in the Yorkshire Dales, Newman began playing guitar and writing his own songs aged just 14 and soon learned how to record and produce himself, making his own house tracks and DJing.

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  11. Photos of Prince in 1977 featured in exhibitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | TwinCities

    Before he put out "Purple Rain," adopted a symbol for his name or was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Prince was an aspiring Minneapolis musician who needed a press kit to try to attract a major label record deal. The package required photos of the future Purple One and that's where photographer Robert Whitman came into the picture.

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  12. Prince blew off 'We Are the World' and things went southRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | USA Today

    His mega-selling album Purple Rain was riding atop the charts , and the movie based on the album, released in July 1984, finished as the year's 11th-highest-grossing film . But not long after Purple Rain dropped out of the No.

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  13. Morris Day inaugurates Hard Rock Cafe at Mall of AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | Star Tribune

    Welcome to Artcetera. Arts-and-entertainment writers and critics post movie news, concert updates, people items, video, photos and more.

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  14. Kimbra feels life reverberate in new albumRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | The Star Online

    Kimbra's new album 'The Golden Echo' is an inventive pop experiment that moves from lush disco to sweaty R&B to crunching hard rock. On Feb 10, 2013, Kimbra walked onto the Staples Center stage and accepted a Grammy Award from Prince, who added his own seal of approval before reading the Recording Academy's pick for record of the year.

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  15. House of Cool helps Reel FX and 20th Century Fox Animation turn pages of "The Book Of Life"Read the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | KXVO

    "They were the perfect extension of our great in house story team. We look forward to working with them again."

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  16. A show worth watchingRead the original story

    Monday Oct 20 | Like Maria Said Paz

    I really enjoyed Kat 's " Kat's Korner: Lenny chooses to strut " and " Kat's Korner: Prince, you wonder if you take him h... " and, like her, am torn over which of Prince's two new albums I like best. I'm not torn over a sitcom.

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  17. 24 Outrageous Stories about PrinceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | Neatorama

    Tastes in music are subjective. One person's musical trash is another's treasure.

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  18. 12 Modern Songs That Sound Weirdly Similar To Classic Tracks 12...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | VH1

    Whether it's Bruno Mars and The Police or Lady Gaga and Madonna , there are those sound-alike songs that we all know, and jump right out at us in stereo. It's often said that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, so compliments must be in vogue, right? With many of the 21st century's biggest pop songs drawing strong, unshakeable comparisons to other high-profile tracks, we decided to take a deeper look.

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  19. Kat's Korner: Prince, you wonder if you take him home?Read the original story

    Sunday Oct 19 | The Common Ills

    Can Prince still get funky? The purple reign of Prince began in 1978 with the release of his debut album For You . He's now working in his fifth decade and few could still funk it out, so it's not an unreasonable question.

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  20. Prince returns to his classic funky waysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | Camden Chronicle Independent

    Ah, Prince, how we've missed you. Prince Rogers Nelson has finally "Kiss"-ed and made up with Warner Bros.

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